WASHINGTON - Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris has accused the Trump administration of committing "crimes against humanity" after she visited an immigration and detention facility in California and met migrant mothers separated from their children. Harris joined hundreds of protesters along the San Diego border with Mexico on Friday to denounce Trump for his zero-tolerance immigration policy, which has separated more than 2,300 children...
WASHINGTON - US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has slammed the "misleading and politically motivated" UN report on poverty and inequality in the country that accuses President Donald Trump of forcing millions of citizens into deprivation. Philip Alston, a New York University law and human rights professor, led the study travelling across US. He said that the US was fast becoming a "champion of inequality", CNN reported.
WASHINGTON - US First Lady Melania Trump has spoken against a controversial administration policy that separates immigrant parents from their children at the Mexico border, media reports said. "Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws,
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday slapped 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods that are imported into the US, prompting vows of swift retaliation from Beijing and turning a spat into a full-blown trade war between the worlds two largest economies. "The US has kept changing its mind and now launched a trade war," China's Commerce Ministry said in response to the announcement.
SEOUL - North Korea will not see any economic sanctions lifted until it demonstrates "complete denuclearization", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said here on Thursday. Pompeo comments came at a press conference in Seoul with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts. He travelled from Singapore to South Korea to brief Washington's regional allies on the summit between US Presiden Donald Trump and...
SEOUL - The US hopes to see "major disarmament" by North Korea by the end of 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. His comments came on Wednesday, a day after an unprecedented meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. In a statement North Korea agreed to work towards "complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".
SINGAPORE - US President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday and welcomed the beginning of a "terrific relationship", a momentous step in an improbable courtship that has opened a new era for the worlds largest nuclear power and the most reclusive one. In a carefully choreographed encounter at around 9 a.m., Trump and Kim strode towards each other, arms extended, in the red-carpeted reception area...
SINGAPORE - US President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday evening for a summit meeting with North Korea's top leader Kim Jong Un. The meeting - the first meeting between a sitting US President and top North Korean leader - is scheduled to take place at the Capella Hotel on Singapore's Sentosa Island on Tuesday, reported Xinhua. Trump will meet Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday,
LA MALBAIE - US President Donald created suspense on Saturday by arriving late for the first meeting of the second and final day of the G7 summit. Trump was last to arrive for the G7 working breakfast, walking into the room when the summit's host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, had nearly finished his welcome and presentation speech, Efe reported. The late arrival at a session, where the G7 leaders were discussing gender equality...
QUEBEC - The Group of Seven (G7) summit, which kicked off here on Friday, is expected to be a tough meeting between the US and its allies amid raising concerns over US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The leaders of the G7, the world's most powerful industrialised countries including Canada, France, Germany, Britain, Japan and the US, meet every year to discuss collaboration on issues like world economy, climate change,